The sector of the ITU that studies technical questions relating to telegraph and telephone communications and establishes international telecommunications standards to ensure the interconnectivity of national networks.The ITU-T previously (1956) was known as the Comité consultatif international télégraphique et téléphonique (CCITT), which translates from French as the International Telegraph and Telephone Consultative Committee. See Table I-5 for ITU-T Series Recommendations. See Appendix A for contact information. See also ITU.
(telecommunications) ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector, one of the three sectors (divisions or units) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)